Guided tours of the Museum and Sloane Collection are conducted daily by our knowledgeable docent staff. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and include fifteen galleries filled with the Sloane family art collection, furniture and history.
Tours begin promptly on the hour with the last tour beginning at 4:00pm.
|Monday - Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday||10 AM - 5 PM|
|Sunday||1 PM - 5 PM|
Closed Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. GATES LOCKED PROMPTLY AT 5 PM DAILY
Curator's White Glove Tours
Special guided tours by the Curator of the Collections, Kristin Law, are offered the second Sunday of the month at 1:00 p.m. and last approximately 60 minutes. This is a special chance to see rooms and artifacts that are not usually viewed by the public. Cost $10.00 non-member, $8.00 member.
Groups of 8 or more interested in tours must make a reservation through the Tours and Events Manager
Drop-in tours are accepted, Reservations are preferredThe House that Jack Built Tour
The House that Jack Built is a combination lecture and tour of the museum and some of the ancillary buildings on the twelve-acre site. It will explore how the Hermitage expanded and morphed from a five-room vacation home into the forty-two room structure it is today. The tour is lead by Melanie Mathewes, Executive Director, and is offered the first Saturday of the month.
The program is limited to ten participants. Reservations are required and walkups are not accepted. Reservations will be taken until 5:00 p.m. the Wednesday before the scheduled tour. The cost for The House that Jack Built is $40 for non-members and $25 for members.Through the Garden Gate (Garden Tour)
Through the Garden Gate is a walking tour of the gardens led by Yolima Carr, Curator of Gardens & Grounds. This tour will introduce you to our site’s garden history and many varieties of plants that have a home at The Hermitage. The cost for Through the Garden Gate is $6 for non-members and $4 for members.
Offered from June through August on the Second Saturday of the Month, and alternate Mondays starting June 2nd, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.